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  1. a person or thing that copies; copyist.
  2. photocopier.
  3. copying machine.
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Origin of copier

First recorded in 1590–1600; copy + -er1
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Related Words for copier

miniature, exemplary, identical, comparable, corresponding, equal, proportionate, tantamount, commensurate, perfect, dummy, classical, classic, standard, facsimile, imitation, copy, representative, even, agnate

Examples from the Web for copier

Contemporary Examples of copier

Historical Examples of copier

  • They go to you as they came out of the hand of the Copier, without pointing or marking.

    The Group

    Mercy Warren

  • Probably not the author but the copier of the MS.: see Notes.

  • With a limited demand, the compensation to the copier was sufficient, and the cost to the purchaser moderate.

  • I very much suspect the fidelity of the copier—there is something more, that has not been told, depend upon it.


    Frederick Marryat

  • I very much suspect the fidelity of the copier--there is something more that has not been told, depend upon it.


    Captain Frederick Marryat

British Dictionary definitions for copier


  1. a person or device that copies
  2. another word for copyist
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Word Origin and History for copier


1590s, agent noun from copy (v.).

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